Amanda Hyland represents Bankrate, a publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet that provides aggregated financial data and consumer financial news and editorial content to more than 500 national publications. She provides day-to-day outside counsel on matters of media, advertising, and intellectual property to Bankrate and its affiliates, which include creditcards.com, Wallaby, Interest.com, Bankaholic.com ...
Drafted and negotiated Screenwriter/producer agreement for feature film adapted from public domain material.
Lead counsel to seller in sale of 24 industrial properties located variously in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.
- Policyholder insurance coverage for asbestos claims involving primary and excess policies of more than $100 million
Lead counsel on behalf of policyholder in connection with insurance coverage for asbestos claims. Claims involved primary and excess policies in excess of $100 million. Obtained favorable ruling on summary judgment.
Served as counsel to an Atlanta-based construction company with operations in more than 40 states in the establishment of an ESOP and sale of its stock to the related Employee Stock Ownership Trust, drafting and negotiating all legal documents, working with the investment banker, and negotiating terms of sale with counsel for the Trustee and the senior lender. The matter involved a AAA strip-out, a stock purchase by the ESOP, bank loan, an exchange of all stock not sold ...
Represented numerous national, regional and local financial institutions in hundreds of loans secured by collateral of all types, including real estate, receivables, and personal property.
The IRS denied fuel excise tax credits for industrial vacuum loaders known as “Guzzlers” used by an industrial waste removal company.
The government recognized the hazards of litigating the case and agreed for purposes of this case that the equipment qualified as Off-Highway Vehicles engaged in an off-highway business use and, therefore, qualified for the fuel excise tax credit.
Represented a global bank in the workout of more than $1 billion in loans and real estate, including loan modifications, collateral foreclosures, and the sale of owned real estate.
Lead counsel to Georgia-based private fund in connection with acquisition and financing of $23.5 million multi-family portfolio of five properties in Tennessee and Georgia in 2015.
Defended nation’s leading provider of health care services in patent infringement litigation concerning electronic medical records systems. The case was ultimately dismissed with prejudice, with no payments from the client.